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    Putin, Merkel and Hollande Agree to Meet for Ukraine Talks
    Aug24

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande Agree to Meet for Ukraine Talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to meet with the leaders of Germany and France on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China next month to discuss Ukraine, the Kremlin announced on Wednesday. Violence between Ukraine’s armed forces and the Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s east has escalated over the summer, prompting...

    Behind The Scenes In Ukraine, Ties To Putin Help Power Broker Pull Strings 
    Aug24

    Behind The Scenes In Ukraine, Ties To Putin Help Power Broker Pull Strings 

    A tycoon and power broker with close ties to Vladimir Putin, Viktor Medvedchuk has influenced policy for two tumultuous decades in Ukraine. As a peace deal he helped push through in a conflict with Russia-backed separatists threatens to unravel, the outsize role of a man critics call the “Prince of Darkness” is in the spotlight again....

    Ukraine Makes Show Of Force To Mark 25 Years Of Independence
    Aug24

    Ukraine Makes Show Of Force To Mark 25 Years Of Independence

    Amid rising tensions with Russia, Ukraine marked 25 years of independence with a massive military parade in Kyiv. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    More Alarming News from the Fronts of the New Cold War
    Aug24

    More Alarming News from the Fronts of the New Cold War

    Stephen F. CohenFinland may become yet another front, the war party may have defeated Obama on Syria policy, and dangerous desperation in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Poland Hunts Officer Suspected of Foreign Spy Links
    Aug24

    Poland Hunts Officer Suspected of Foreign Spy Links

    Poland’s military police is searching for a reserve officer suspected of offering himself as a double agent for an unnamed foreign intelligence service, according to a notice on the service’s official website. The man has been identified as 41-year-old Lieutenant Piotr Capala who was once stationed at an air transport base in Warsaw....

    Ukraine Man, 23, Who Faked Age for High School Pleads Guilty
    Aug24

    Ukraine Man, 23, Who Faked Age for High School Pleads Guilty

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man who faked his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine man, 23, who faked age for high school pleads guilty
    Aug24

    Ukraine man, 23, who faked age for high school pleads guilty

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man who faked his name and age to attend a Pennsylvania high school has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    To Deter Refugees, Norway Readies Fence on ex-Cold War Border
    Aug24

    To Deter Refugees, Norway Readies Fence on ex-Cold War Border

    Norway is putting up a steel fence at a remote Arctic border post with Russia after an influx of migrants last year, sparking an outcry from refugees’ rights groups and fears that cross- border ties with the former Cold War adversary will be harmed. The government says a new gate and a fence, about 200 meters (660 feet) long and 3.5 meters...

    Punitive Medicine? Crimean Tatars Shaken By Leader’s Confinement To Mental Asylum
    Aug24

    Punitive Medicine? Crimean Tatars Shaken By Leader’s Confinement To Mental Asylum

    Russia’s confinement of a Tatar activist to a psychiatric clinic in Crimea is raising fears that Moscow is reviving a Soviet-era practice to intimidate opponents of the peninsula’s annexation into silence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is America losing Turkey?
    Aug24

    Is America losing Turkey?

    In the dying days of Boris Yeltsin’s presidency, the great and the good in Washington scratched their heads and asked themselves: “Who lost Russia?” Post-communist Russia was more fluid than the hordes of economists, missionaries and carpetbaggers who descended on Moscow in 1992 had ever imagined. But the question itself was...